Asia & Pacific Internet Association

Address: 3-4-5 Shinbashi Frontier Blg. Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-0004


The Asia Pacific Internet Association (APIA) was established in 1997 as a non-profit trade association, whose aim is to promote the business interests of the Internet-related service industry in the Asia Pacific region.

APIA's objectives and activities include: the organisation of the annual Asia Pacific Regional Internet Conference on Operational Technologies (APRICOT); the development of industry procedures, mechanisms, and guidelines for effective and efficient operation of Internet-related infrastructure and services; the facilitation of industry-wide agreements on common business and operational issues of Internet-related infrastructure and services; and the provision of and support for training and capacity building activities aimed to enhance and empower technical and operational understanding of the Internet within the region.